eResources - Culture, Travel, & Geography

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AtoZ Global Road Warrior

Information on countries worldwide for business and tourism, including current news, currency, culture, language, electricity & phone, etc.


Information for travel planning and school state reports, including history, maps, symbols, climate, economy, demographics and schools.

AtoZ World Travel

Information on major cities worldwide for travelers, including current news, currency, culture, language, electricity & phone, and more.

Gale In Context: Global Issues

An analysis of critical global issues using historical documents, current viewpoints, news, country information, videos, podcasts and more.


Kids can enjoy 1300+ picture books in over 45 languages along with English translations. New stories and languages are added regularly.

Mango Languages

Learn conversation skills for over 70 different languages. Some languages include feature films.

Performing Arts Collection

Recorded performances of theatre, dance, opera, and classical music as well as documentaries, interviews, and instructional material.


Learn conversational skills and grammar for over 80 languages. Some include special modules for children, films, music, and poetry.

Sanborn Maps California

Historical street maps including building outlines, property boundaries, and natural features. For San José and California, 1867-1970.

Smithsonian Global Sound

American folk, blues, soul, jazz, and protest songs, as well as a broad range of world music.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life

Covers worldwide cultural groups - history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights, teen life, and more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations

Offers information on more than 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.
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